The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 70 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 23 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.13% 2.15% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 2.20% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 12
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1030 1137 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 95.19% 97.68% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 843 938 757
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region.

Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 39 (69.64%) Software Testing
2 36 (64.29%) QA
3 26 (46.43%) ISTQB
3 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (41.07%) Degree
5 21 (37.50%) Scrum
5 21 (37.50%) Selenium
6 19 (33.93%) Windows
7 17 (30.36%) Automation Testing
8 16 (28.57%) Manual Testing
8 16 (28.57%) Open Source
9 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
9 15 (26.79%) RAD
9 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
10 14 (25.00%) VoIP
10 14 (25.00%) WAN
10 14 (25.00%) Wireshark
10 14 (25.00%) ISEB
10 14 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
11 13 (23.21%) Cisco
11 13 (23.21%) Avaya
11 13 (23.21%) VMware
11 13 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (23.21%) MCSE
11 13 (23.21%) CCNA
11 13 (23.21%) RTP
11 13 (23.21%) H.323
11 13 (23.21%) VLAN
11 13 (23.21%) DHCP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
2 14 (25.00%) VoIP
2 14 (25.00%) WAN
2 14 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 13 (23.21%) RTP
3 13 (23.21%) H.323
3 13 (23.21%) VLAN
3 13 (23.21%) DHCP
4 3 (5.36%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Selenium
2 13 (23.21%) FogBugz
3 8 (14.29%) Ranorex
4 5 (8.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.57%) NUnit
5 2 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Appium
6 1 (1.79%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.79%) Rational Robot
6 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.79%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Open Source
2 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Software Testing
2 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (37.50%) Scrum
4 17 (30.36%) Automation Testing
5 16 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 15 (26.79%) RAD
7 14 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
8 11 (19.64%) Regression Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
12 3 (5.36%) TDD
12 3 (5.36%) Kanban
12 3 (5.36%) V-Model
13 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
13 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
13 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
13 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
13 2 (3.57%) Performance Testing
13 2 (3.57%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) C#
1 11 (19.64%) Java
2 9 (16.07%) SQL
3 7 (12.50%) Ruby
3 7 (12.50%) Perl
3 7 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (5.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) ISTQB
2 23 (41.07%) Degree
3 14 (25.00%) ISEB
4 13 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (23.21%) MCSE
4 13 (23.21%) CCNA
4 13 (23.21%) MCITP
5 3 (5.36%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (64.29%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
1 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Cisco
1 13 (23.21%) Avaya
1 13 (23.21%) VMware
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
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